Toronto Arts Council’s Dance programs support the creation, production and presentation of dance works, and other projects that advance the development of professional dance in Toronto.

A solo dancer on stage has one of her legs pointed up in the air.
'in time', a solo show by Anisa Tejpar choreographed by Hanna Kiel. Photo by Francesca Chudnoff (2017)

New applicants to the Dance program are advised to contact the Dance Program Manager prior to completing an application form in order to confirm eligibility.

In 2017, TAC allocated $277,200 in Annual Operating grants to 12 dance organizations, $875,400 in Multi-Year Operating grants to 26 dance organizations, $45,000 in Long-Term Project grants to 3 dance organizations or collectives, $45,000 in Long-Term Project grants to 3 choreographers, $106,900 in Project grants to 20 dance organizations or collectives, and $283,550 in Project grants to 36 choreographers.